Strengthening Toronto's Global Reputation

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Congratulations to Drs. Milos Popovic and Alex Mihailidis for receiving the 3rd Annual Leaders Circle Recognition Gala Award.

The award honours top experts for strengthening Toronto's global reputation. Drs. Popovic (middle in photo) and Mihailidis (right) won their bid for Toronto to host RehabWeek 2019 next June 24-28. The event is billed to push the field of Rehabilitation Technologies forward with engineers, clinical researchers and clinicians from all around the world exchanging ideas and sharing experiences. Previous events were held in Zurich, Valencia and London.

Dr. Popovic is a Senior Scientist and Director of the Research Institute at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. He is also a Professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Mihailidis is the Barbara G. Stymiest Research Chair in Rehab Technology at University of Toronto and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and Scientific Director of the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, with a cross-appointment in the Department of Computer Science.

The Leaders Circle program partners with top thinkers, innovators, and researchers throughout the Toronto region to bring international meetings to the city. These meetings showcase Toronto as a place of innovation, excellence and opportunity. Supported by the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Tourism Toronto, the Leaders Circle ensures Toronto hosts international meetings that provide a transfer of knowledge, build on the city's global reputation, promote innovation and ground breaking institutions, and leave a legacy of social and economic benefits to the city and region.

Toronto Rehab is home to the number one rehabilitation research centre in the world and is truly Where Incredible Happens. You can help ensure that the best proven rehabilitation research, technology and care are available to our patients and the community now and in the future by supporting Toronto Rehab's $100-million fundraising campaign. Learn more